Kimberly K. Brandon
Senior Vice President Wealth Advisor & President of San Francisco Port Commission
Kimberly K. Brandon has mapped a flourishing career in the field of financial services. Currently she serves as Senior Vice President with The Brandon Matta Group at Morgan Stanley, where she oversees a portfolio of assets of high net worth individuals, foundations, endowments and public entities. Ms. Brandon joined the firm in 2004 from the Private Bank at Bank of America in San Francisco as a Private Client Manager. While at Bank of America, Ms. Brandon provided strategic investment management advice to ultra high net-worth individuals, foundations and endowments. Prior to joining the Private Bank at Bank of America, Ms. Brandon spent 13 years with Wells Fargo Bank working with high net-worth individuals.
Ms. Brandon is native San Franciscan and a graduate of San Francisco State University, where she serves on the Foundation’s Board of Trustees, is a member of the executive committee and chairs the investment committee. She is also a member of the University’s College of Business Development Council. She has completed Cannon Financial Institute’s Certified Wealth Strategist Mastery Program and holds the National Association of Securities Dealers Series 7, 63 and 66 licenses.
Ms. Brandon is very active in the San Francisco community with involvement in civic and political causes. She is the first African-American Woman to serve on the San Francisco Port Commission. The Port Commission overseas seven and one half miles of the most expensive real estate in the world that includes maritime, commercial and retail developments. Amongst its tenants are AT&T Park, the Ferry Building, Pier 39 and Fisherman’s Wharf. Kimberly was appointed by Mayor Willie L. Brown, Jr. in August 1997 and is currently serving her sixth term.
She also spends numerous hours serving the community on various nonprofit boards and is immediate past chair of the Board of Trustees of the Museum of African Diaspora and an active board member of PACT, Inc, Metta Fund, The San Francisco Foundation’s Koshland Committee and Professional Advisor’s Committee, The Bethel Heritage Foundation and a member of the San Francisco Chapter of The Links, Inc, where she serves on the Finance and Investment Committee of the Links Foundation, Inc.